Hoboken, NJ


Highest Appreciating Hoboken Neighborhoods Since 2000

Hoboken, NJ Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Hoboken Housing Market Information

With 53,635 people, 24,579 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $645,688, Hoboken house prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, Hoboken real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Large apartment complexes or high rise apartments are the single most common housing type in Hoboken, accounting for 75.18% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Hoboken include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 19.94%), row houses and other attached homes ( 3.59%), and a few single-family detached homes ( 1.29%). Cities that are predominantly high-density buildings are relatively uncommon in the US. Because of the density, these types of cities are often walkable and compact, and often have a lively downtown.

Hoboken is dominated by renter-occupied one, two, or no bedrooms apartments. 69.46% of Hoboken's dwellings are rentals.

The housing in Hoboken was primarily built before 1939 ( 39.57%), making the housing stock in Hoboken some of the oldest overall in America, although there is a range of ages of homes in Hoboken. The next most important housing age is between 2000 and later ( 26.69%), followed by between 1970-1999 ( 17.85%). There's also some housing in Hoboken built between 1940-1969 ( 15.89%).

Hoboken Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Hoboken's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.62% during the period.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Hoboken's appreciation rate, at 4.28%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Hoboken's appreciation rate has been 0.66%, which annualizes to a rate of 2.68%.

Relative to New Jersey, our data show that Hoboken's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in New Jersey.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Hoboken differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Hoboken - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Hoboken real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,116,000 16.2
$837,001 - $1,116,000 10.0
$558,001 - $837,000 35.1
$446,001 - $558,000 16.3
$335,001 - $446,000 15.0
$224,001 - $335,000 4.8
$112,001 - $224,000 1.0
$56,001 - $112,000 0.1
$0 - $56,000 1.5

Very High for NJ
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
3.22864174381812 13.4146341463415

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Hoboken Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
71.39% 3.17% 8 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,883 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 30.54
Renters 69.46
Vacant 7.12

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 26.7
1970 - 1999 17.9
1940 - 1969 15.9
1939 or Older 39.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 1.3
Townhomes 3.6
Small Apt. Buildings 19.9
Apt. Complexes 75.2
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.05
1 Bedroom 37.09
2 Bedrooms 44.16
3 Bedrooms 11.40
4 Bedrooms 2.85
5 or more bedrooms 0.45